Definitions of hewn

  1. of Hew Webster Dictionary DB
  2. cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs"; "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. cut down with an ax; "a hewn oak" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for hewn

  1. And my eyes are lifting to gaze at the new- born day; And I pause, on the way to my hewn out cave, though I know that she waits me there, My mate, with her eyes on the scarlet dawn, and the wind in her flame- like hair. – Cross Roads by Margaret E. Sangster
  2. Before the house, which faced the west, lay the large pine coffin lid, while to the south of it, turned bottom up, was the coffin with fresh chips beside it hewn out that morning in further excavation. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks